When you use sheet goods in your shop how do you make sure you’re getting the most you can out of each sheet? It’s relatively easy on small projects, but when you do a large project that uses a lot of sheets, you can burn up a lot of unnecessary material if you haven’t done a good job optimizing. Did you know you can let woodworking software do this for you? Check out just how easy your computer can make this job.
Learn how to set up for through dovetails using a Porter Cable dovetail jig. This is part two in a three- part series that will prepare you to successfully execute this joint every time. Part one covered the initial setup of the jig, and this video provides detailed instruction on how to cut the tailWatch Now >>
Using a miter saw in your shop can allow you to safely make high quality, repeatable cross cuts in a highly efficiently fashion. If you are fortunate enough to have the opportunity to add one of these to your shop, it will be important to understand the anatomy of the tool well enough to chooseWatch Now >>
Larger objects, like chairs and tables, require larger backdrops and some different use of lights. Correct positioning of the piece on the backdrop is very important, and the angle from which you shoot the piece can make or break the image. Add to that a high gloss finish, and you can have some photography challenges.Watch Now >>
Looking for buying advice on hand planes? This is for you, helping you determine if a standard angle or low angle block plane is best for you and your projects. Which is easier to push through the material? Which provides less chance of tear out? Which is best for cutting parallel to the grain? AcrossWatch Now >>